Single Leg Squat w/Ball Progression- Basketball Performance

Train for Balance, Strength and Stability: Single Leg Squat with Basketball:

  • Keep chest Proud and back flat
  • Keep knee stable
  • Reach back and sit in hips, do not let knee go in front of toes
  • Keep pressure evenly distributed through foot with focus on big toe

About Michael Atkinson

Mike Atkinson,CSCS, is the owner of Elite Pro Performance and the on court performance director at Sierra Strength & Speed. Considered to be a specialist of Keiser performance equipment, Mike is known as a hybrid basketball performance trainer focusing on strength, movement, and basketball fundamentals. Atkinson’s experience and current work with NBA Player Development Specialist Aubrey McCreary has given him a unique set of skills to train players on sports specific patterns and positioning at a professional level. Atkinson’s training experience includes work with numerous NBA draftees, multiple Division 1 athletes, and other professional clients. He has also worked as a performance consultant in the NBA Development League and has directed basketball performance training camps and clinics for youth athletes on the West coast.
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